Under the Sea-ATCoins-Creative Embellishments August 2020 Challenge

Hey, all! Welcome back to my corner!

Today I’m bringing you an ATC Coin set I created for the August 2020 Creative Embellishments Challenge.

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I have a quick process video to go along with this project, if you’d like to see how I put these together.


Process Video (potentially still uploading):


Here is the inspiration graphic from Creative Embellishments. I saw the challenge on the first of the month, and I just remembered “Mermaids” until I was finally able to get a project together! I love all things fantasy, so I knew I had to participate this month!

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All-in-all I had about two hours of “work” put into the making of these (not including any air dry time), and I am very happy with how they came out!

I layered some gilding flakes on top of some homemade texture paste using Ranger’s Sticky Embossing Powder, added the “Mermaid Artist Trading Coins” to the base, glued down some shells, used some of Finnabair’s wonderful waxes, and added some 13 @rts microspheres as a finishing touch.

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To me my Artist Trading Coins looked like they very well could have been coins sitting on the ocean floor!

Thank you for joining me in my little corner for this rather quick project! I hope you enjoyed it and I’ll see you again soon!

Stay Crafty!


Products:

Creative Embellishments Artist Trading Coins, Mermaid Artist Trading Coins, & Seaweed Stencil, 13 @rts “Old Gold” XS Microspheres, Prima/Finnabair Heavy White Gesso, “Burnt Sienna” Liquid Acrylic Paint, “Ancient Coin” Metallique Paint, “Yellow-Blue” Opal Magic Paint, “Bronze Age” Metallique Wax, and “Patina Blue” & “Patina Green” Matte Wax, Ranger Sticky Embossing Powder, Tonic-Nuvo Gilding Flakes “Radient Gold,” “Silved Bullion,” and “Sunkissed Copper,” Simon Says Stamp Clear Embossing Ink, Liquitex Gloss Gel & Gloss Super Heavy Gel, Ranger Heat It Craft Tool, Decor Sand & Shells,

*The texture paste I used was made quite a few months ago and has a lot of different products in it.

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